Devoted Alabamians and local San Franciscans alike gathered to see Waxahatchee play at the Fillmore. Waxahatchee followed strong opening performances from the Philly band Cayetana and young Baltimore band Snail Mail. Continue Reading
The Drums brought their dreamy surf pop tunes to the historic Fillmore in San Francisco Friday night while continuing their successful US tour. The sold out show drew in a huge eclectic crowd that I was actually pretty surprised to see. Continue Reading
New York’s Beach Fossils continued their West Coast tour Saturday night with a stop at San Francisco’s historic Fillmore. Their show drew in a massive crowd of fans, but unfortunately due to the show being sold out, many fans were left outside desperately trying to get a hold of tickets to enter. Continue Reading
Four bands were billed for Fritz Montana’s album release show at the Independent in San Francisco on Friday night. When the blues-rock trio began considering who would fill those first two spots, they decided that it would be more important to feature bands who they wanted to play with rather than ones who would bring more fans.
Joseph Terrell of Mipso (guitars, vocals) asked me what stood out about their show at Slim’s on Friday, why I enjoyed it so much. Over the phone, I said, because it looked like you guys we’re having so much fun on stage, we could feel it too. Continue Reading
This year, Live 105’s BFD showcased a lineup featuring an array of new artists along with some old fan favorites. With big names like Phoenix, Franz Ferdinand and Cold War Kids headlining the main stage, it was hard not to get excited for the evening at the Shoreline Amphitheater. Continue Reading
Coheed and Cambria kicked off their Neverender GAIBSIV tour this week with a stop at Oakland’s Fox Theater. This tour has been exceptionally popular among hardcore Coheed fans due to the fact that the band has decided to bring back their popular album, “Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV” and play it in its entirety. Continue Reading
Eisley is currently wrapping up the last week of their US tour with a stop at San Francisco’s, Bottom Of The Hill venue. Unfortunately, Zack Shaw, singer of Backwards Dancer, became ill and was unable to perform and help open for Eisley that night. Continue Reading
On February 27, The Fox Theater in Oakland held the last show for Noise Pop’s 25th year. Ty Segall closed out the festival with openers, Axis: Sova, White Fence, and Oakland native band Shannon and the Clams.
Noise Pop Festival’s 25th Anniversary kicked off this week with a lot of great shows happening in various locations around San Francisco and Oakland. On Tuesday night, Hazel English was joined at The Rickshaw Stop by an amazing lineup of bands. Having always been a big supporter of women in the music industry, this was a night to enjoy all the female leads that were hitting the Rickshaw Stop stage. Continue Reading